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United Pacific Headquarters

Formerly known as United Oil, United Pacific–through its convenience stores and its retail and wholesale fuel distribution network–has established itself as one of the largest independent owners, suppliers and operators of gas stations and convenience stores in the western United States. United Pacific offers motor fuels products under the 76, Conoco, Shell and United Oil flags and convenience-store items through the We Got It! Food Mart, My Goods Market and Circle K brands.

United Pacific’s move from Gardena to Long Beach’s Douglas Business Park is a highly anticipated one. An employee driven decision, United Pacific sought for a space that promotes collaboration, drives productivity, and fosters employee retention and dedication. The new corporate headquarters is a 40,376 s.f., 2-story build-to-suit concrete tilt-up building on an 115,455 s.f. site at the corner of Worsham Avenue and Cover Street in Long Beach, California.

Project Highlights Include

  • Infusion of the company’s culture and history into the new and modern space. Signature wall placement of vintage photos, corporate history timeline, and an employee recognition display.
  • Visitors are greeted in the front lobby by a classic 1953 Chevy Bel Air Convertible that has been repurposed into a reception desk and parked in front of two gas pumps.
  • The Rocket C-Store, a fully stocked, life-size mockup of United Pacific’s owned and operated gas station convenience stores.
  • Other considerations to promote employee wellness, openness, and engagement include sound masking technologies, natural light, large open workspaces, ample appropriately sized meeting spaces, a fitness center, upstairs game area, community kitchen and outdoor entertainment area.
  • Upscale finishes and contemporary details include a custom conference table, carpet, lighting, wall tiling and high-end furnishings.
  • Wood panels in variations of blue were individually hand-cut to achieve the look of waves, which were inspired by United Pacific’s own gas station canopy of blue waves.

Square Footage:


40,376 s.f.

101 Sepulveda

101 North Sepulveda is a 3-story office building prominently positioned on the northwest quadrant of Sepulveda and El Segundo Boulevards in the Smoky Hollow area of El Segundo. The landmark building was built in 1984 and has undergone significant changes to become Smoky Hollow’s newest “Class A” creative office building. The renovations included a new distinctive façade, renovated common areas, upgraded subterranean parking structure, and the build-out of a sky deck to take advantage of the views.

The unique characteristic that sets 101 apart in the funky Smoky Hollow area is the spacious 30,374 s.f. floor plate for a large creative user (part of a larger 70,000 s.f. floor). Currently the building is leased to leading-edge tech and new media companies and includes exposed 14’ ceilings, polished concrete floors, extensive window lines, natural light and collaborative open space. The building has been awarded the Energy Star label for its operating efficiency for the last six years and offers a solid, secure infrastructure.

Square Footage

198,532 s.f.

6171 Century Blvd.

Paul Solomon’s 6171 Blvd project is a three (3)-story interior and exterior renovation of an existing office building in the Los Angeles International Airport Submarket. The 6171 Century project marks the turn of the LAX submarket towards a new kind of business space/need. The revitalization begins with this 92,000 s.f. office space inclusive of: new facades, office buildouts and direct views of the International Airport.

To allow for maximum flexibility for future leasors, Oltmans scope of work included demolition of the existing three (3)-floor interior space, updating the existing HVAC and elevators and updating the 1st floor building facade, lobby and owner’s suite, while leaving the rest of the building as open spaces to be specifically fit to future leasors. Tenants already onboard include Hensel Phelps, M-Theory, Stella Travel Services and Team Rubicon.

The 1st floor lobby itself, features ribbon-glass fronts along three sides of the building featuring a geometric folding ceiling made of wood. The architectural folding ceiling leads into the lobby and down the vertical spaces and is complimented by the building’s existing concrete floors.

Building Specifications include:

  • Uninterrupted ribbon windows
  • 13’ Floor to deck ceilings
  • Concrete floors
  • Wood folding ceiling

Square Footage

92,000 s.f.

Living Spaces Furniture

Living Spaces is a furniture retailer with showrooms all over California, stretching into Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Oltmans has partnered with Living Spaces for the past ten (10) years across 16 different Living Spaces retail showroom & distribution center locations on projects valuing over $300M. Oltmans continues to have a strong partnership with Living Spaces, assisting them in their aim to open six (6) new stores every fiscal year.

These projects range from new, ground-up showrooms to conversions and renovations of existing facilities.

SNAPSHOT OF 2016 PROJECTS:

Gilbert, AZ 110,000 s.f.

Located in Gilbert, Arizona, the Phoenix showroom, scope is an accelerated design-assist of 110,000 s.f. retail showroom & warehouse space. The project involved complex coordination between owner’s subcontractors/finishers, the Living Spaces Stock Team and the shell contractor to complete the project in 14-weeks and allow Living Spaces to meet their scheduled opening date.

San Leandro, CA 100,000 s.f.

The San Leandro project involved conversion of an existing shell into a 100,000 s.f. retail showroom. The scope of work included all new interior, non-structural load bearing walls, new restrooms, mechanical ductwork, and electrical and plumbing associated with the new restrooms. Despite weather delays, the project is nearing completion, and is anticipated to open on-time according to schedule.

Glendale, AZ 126,000 s.f.

The new Glendale showroom is another conversion of an existing building into a retail showroom. The scope of work includes all new plumbing, mechanical units, as well as electrical, new lighting and all finishes. The project also involves a lot of coordination with owner’s subcontractors and showroom stock team. The showroom is anticipated to complete mid August 2016.

Urban Offerings – Holdrege Ave

The 3640 Holdrege Avenue is an adaptive re-use of an existing industrial building to creative office use in the Culver City area. The building was originally constructed in the mid 1950’s and is characterized by a wood roof structure that will be exposed to its natural condition.

Square Footage:


25,000 s.f.

EVGA

For almost two decades, EVGA Corporation has been a local fixture in the City of Brea. Due to the their success, EVGA recently leased a larger building to accommodate their growing workforce. They settled on a building Oltmans Construction Co. previously built in 2014, at 408 Saturn.

Re-inspired by the ever evolving technological industry and to showcase their new and innovative products, the new headquarters feature new offices, a mezzanine and construction of the conference and employee lunchroom. To meet their existing lease deadline, Oltmans was able to accelerate construction to completion in three (3) months.

Square Footage


24,000 s.f.

Meredith International Centre – QVC

QVC’s first west coast distribution center is located at SRG Commercial’s (Sares Regis Group) new Meredith International Centre Development. The QVC Distribution Center is the first facility to be completed out of a seven building campus. The project is a 1,053,225 s.f. state-of-the-art facility located off the I-10 freeway in Ontario. It has also notably been awarded LEED Gold Certification. Sustainable considerations include high-efficiency lighting, heating/cooling and include 250kW of Solar rooftop.

The facility features:

  • Building Area: 1,053,225 s.f.
  • Site Area: 41.86 acres
  • Office Area: 40,995 s.f.
  • DH Doors: 108 (9’ x 10’)
  • GL Doors: 2 (12’ x 21’)
  • Clear Height: 36’ Minimum
  • Bay Spacing: 56’ x 60’
  • Slab: 7”(@ 4,000 psi)
  • Trailer Parking: 142
  • Car Parking: 736
  • Skylights: 3.0%
  • Sprinklers: ESFR (K-25)
  • Truck Court: 185’& 206.43’
  • Insulation: White R19
  • Lighting: LED 20 fc @ 36″ AFF
  • Power: 8,000 Amp

Square Footage:


1,053,225 s.f.

Kaiser TRM Innovations Center

The new Kaiser Permanente Tustin Ranch Medical Offices is located just off the 5 freeway between Jamboree and Tustin Ranch. This new medical office houses Kaiser Permanente’s largest Pediatrics module in Orange County. Oltmans Construction Co. was hired to remodel the 4,500 s.f. of open space for the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Innovation and Learning Center.

The scope of work included a new interior entry storefront with herculite doors, glass panel modern fold doors, wood framed staircase, a unistrut ceiling support system, hang lights, speakers with an open ceiling concept, and an exterior courtyard inside the space. The innovation studio will have its own entrance located on the south end of the building separate from the main medical office entrance. Inside there will be a new large modern Collaboration Room and several small Collaboration Rooms with writeable surfaces throughout, glass magnetic boards, television monitors and two large BAF fans above the unistrut.

Square Footage:4,500 s.f.

2085 Rustin Ave. (Riverside Dept. of Mental Health)

Oltmans Construction provided design-build services for B.H. Properties, Property Owner. The project was the building rehab and tenant improvement of a Type III-B, 2-story, 163,000 s.f. office building for the County of Riverside, Department of Mental Health. Prior to build-out, the building was completely gutted on both floors. Our scope of work included the following building improvements:

  • Major additions of office and group rooms, lobbies, break-rooms, etc.
  • Construction of a wood framed 18,000 s.f. mezzanine structure in existing warehouse area, providing additional office and meeting areas above and below.
  • Significant additions and renovations of electrical/lighting systems including a 2500kW full building backup generator.
  • Upgrade of HVAC system with (4) 100 ton carrier package rooftop VAV units.
  • Replacement of all existing restroom fixtures with more water efficient fixtures.
  • Site work including: upgrade to drought-resistant landscape and drip irrigation, slope corrections, addition of walkways/stairs, exterior finishes and signage upgrades.

Prevailing Wage Requirements

Working with the County of Riverside, Oltmans Construction facilitated and managed the project’s overall prevailing wage requirements. The Oltmans’ staff documented all subcontractors’ certified payroll reports, which detailed who the employees were on-site, how many hours per day they worked and how much they were compensated. Through weekly certified payroll administration, Oltmans ensured that all subcontractors were properly paying prevailing wage rates according to California Prevailing Wage laws.

Square Footage 163,048 s.f.

Child Support Services Department- Pomona

The project was the tenant improvement of a 2-story, 50,000 s.f. Class-A Office Building for the Child Support Services Department. Prior to construction, the building was completely gutted on both floors. Our scope of work included the following building improvements:

  • Mechanical, electrical, sprinkler, plumbing, life safety, air conditioning, ventilation and structural systems within the Building.
  • Tenant ceiling and lighting
  • Floor finishes
  • Interior partitions, doors and hardware within the Premises
  • Reception area/waiting area
  • Men’s and women’s restrooms
  • Conference rooms/training rooms, audit rooms, work areas/manager offices
  • Mechanical equipment room
  • Two (2) kitchens, including finishes

Square Footage


50,000 s.f.

Cavotec

The Cavotec Group is a global leader in providing power supply solutions to clients within the ports and maritime, airports, mining and tunneling industries. Oltmans Special Projects Division’s scope of work for the Cavotec project included the tenant improvement of the first and 2nd floor office areas as well as renovations and upgrades to the existing 130,000 s.f. warehouse.

Office

The office tenant improvement involved the build out of new executive offices, conference rooms, research and development rooms, restrooms, and break rooms. Cosmetic changes to the office/lobby included new carpet and paint, and cut in windows at conference rooms with views into the factory/warehouse.

Warehouse/Factory

New test chamber, which maintains a constant temperature of 130o F to enable testing of Cavotec’s A/C Unit. Addition of warehouse restrooms, showers and breakroom. Updates in HVAC and electrical work including power feeds to tenant’s factory equipment, new bus duct throughout, and approximately 500 ft. of compressed air lines.

Exterior Work

Construction of new grade level ramps to two (2) 10’x16’ dock high doors, new flag poles, stairs/landing and door at building’s front entrance, a new transformer, and all new rooftop HVAC equipment.

Square Footage:

320,000 s.f.

2101 El Segundo Office Renovation

The Oltmans Special Projects Division began construction early October 2013 on this new 5-story renovation and repositioning project by Bixby Land Company in El Segundo, CA. With a 5-month completion schedule, the Oltmans scope of work involved design-build services of MEP trades as well as general contracting/construction services, which included a building face-lift and site upgrades as well as the complete build-out of new creative offices, a 2-story parking structure and an outdoor space including a fireplace and seating area.

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Square Footage


107,500 s.f.

Living Spaces - Mission Valley

Living Spaces – Mission Valley

Oltmans renovated and transformed an existing K Mart retail building into a new 100,000 s.f. furniture showroom for Living Spaces. The tenant improvement work involved the build-out of custom themed areas like the “Under the Sea” kids furniture showroom and the “Westside Loft” space with wood and stone design accent walls. Additional areas included offices, cashier center, restrooms, and back of house storage area. The building received all new finishes including new ceiling with exposed ducting and lighting, various floor and paint types, and upgraded lighting package and controls.

Square Footage


100,000 s.f.

1477 Manchester Road

Complete interior and exterior renovation of an existing 4-story, 60,000 s.f. office building. Existing exterior “skin” was completely removed and replaced with a modern energy efficient glass curtain wall system with aluminum accent panels. The existing interiors were demolished and new lobbies, work spaces, and restrooms were constructed on every floor. In addition to the “architectural” renovation, the base HVAC and electrical systems were completely replaced and the site renovated.

Square Footage


60,000 s.f.

Restaurant Depot – San Diego

The New Project


Oltmans demolished the old Kelco Facility to construct this new, insulated metal building with 40 ft clear height storage for Restaurant Depot. The project includes a 15,000 s.f. -5 degree freezer area with isolated and insulated slab and attached to a 40 degree refrigerated cooler area, warehouse with high pile storage racking, small offices, restrooms and truck dock. New site work includes a landscaped parking lot and driveway. Oltmans also self-performed all concrete work.

Historical Mural


The mural seen above is the “Kelco Historical Community Mural” created in 1992-1993 by Salvador and Gloria Torres. The mural was painted on the street-facing walls of what was then a Kelco-facility known as the Goldy Building, on the corner of Harbor Drive and Cesar Chavez Boulevard. As required by the City of San Diego, the walls of the mural needed to be preserved by Restaurant Depot. Oltmans worked with Restaurant Depot to make sure that the mural was safely and carefully extracted during demolition and construction. The mural walls were braced with a steel, earthquake-proof structure. Restaurant Depot continues to support and provide the funds for the restoration of the mural, which was made necessary by years of neglect, and is supervised by Salvador Torres himself.